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Topics: potato / potatoes / sop

February 16, 2023

Protassium+® Sulfate of Potash (SOP) Brings More Potatoes to the Table

As potato growers continue to seek ways to reduce farm expenses while increasing production, it’s important to identify the products and practices that can most…

Topics: salt / sop / potassium

April 5, 2021

The Role of Sulfate of Potash for Drought Tolerance

Effective water management for crops goes beyond the amount of water supplied to the crop through rainfall and irrigation. Nutrient management is essential for achieving…

Topics: sulfate of potash / protassium / compass minerals

June 15, 2017

Why is Leaf Tissue Sampling Necessary in Almonds?

Determining the amount of potassium (K) fertilizer to purchase and apply is an important decision for almond growers. The basis for this decision is to…

Topics: potassium / compass minerals / fertilizer companies

June 2, 2017

Leading Innovation in the Fertilizer Industry

For more than 170 years, the employees of Compass Minerals have worked toward responsibly transforming the earth’s natural resources into products that keep people safe,…

Topics: potassium / almonds / sulfate of potash

April 25, 2017

Almonds: Tips for In-Season K Application

Evaluate your midseason K needs using the tips below for in-season potassium management. Evaluate bloom conditions and nut set If conditions are favorable for a…

Topics: sulfate of potash / protassium / compass minerals

April 11, 2017

Want Higher Yield and Sugar Content? Why Orange Growers Choose Protassium+ SOP Fertilizer

Unwanted Side Effects Citrus growers know that a profitable yield can only be achieved when enough potassium is supplied. But is your potassium fertilizer also…